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Scotland: New Limited Edition £5 Banknote Designed by Schoolgirl Issued

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Bank of Scotland unveils Pudsey £5 polymer note designed by schoolgirl

9 OCTOBER 2015 - 12:44PM

The Bank of Scotland (BoS) has unveiled a limited edition £5 'Pudsey' note designed by – for the first time ever in the UK – a school child.

Kayla Robson, a 13-year-old school pupil from Dundee, found her design featured on BoS' new £5 note after winning a nationwide competition carrying the brief 'What does BBC Children in Need mean to you?'

The note will have a very limited run of 50 with the bank hoping collectors will open their purse strings in snapping up the commemorative currency – all to raise money for the charity.

Annette Barnes, BoS managing director (retail), said: "This new five pound note is brighter and bolder than most other banknotes in circulation and really brings to life what BBC Children in Need means to so many people.

"Kayla did a fantastic job with her design and I am delighted to see how we have been able to incorporate it into our first polymer banknote."

BBC Children in Need is Lloyds Banking Group's charity of the year for 2015 and 2016 – it is focused upon aiding children in their fundraising efforts for the charity.

Source: The Drum
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